Our History

Our school opened its doors as International Air Academy in 1979. The founder, Arch Miller, was working as a dedicated and experienced professional in the airline industry when he chose to utilize his talents in a new way. Miller’s career began by attending a travel school where he gained enough experience to earn his first job as a ramp agent and later moved on to reservations.

​Miller worked his way up to staff vice president at Hughes Airwest, now part of Northwest Airlines, before opening his own training school in Vancouver, Washington.

In 2004, Mr. Miller expanded on the school’s success with the hotel, restaurant & event management, and culinary arts training program Northwest Culinary Institute.

With the increased need for renewable energy and qualified technicians, the Academy expanded again with Northwest Renewable Energy Institute.

International Air and Hospitality Academy, Inc. is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges. The Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency under the provisions of Chapter 33, Title 38, U.S. Code and subsequent legislation.

Our campus is approved for the training of veterans and veteran beneficiaries. Those who qualify for educational benefits through the Bureau of Indian Affairs may also have certain student costs paid through its agencies.

Interested parties may review International Air and Hospitality Academy’s credentials, accreditation, approvals, and/or licenses by contacting the school’s president.

Requirements for Enrollment:

Must be 18 years or older by your class start date

High School Diploma or GED equivalent

How can you get started?

Step 1: Contact an Enrollment Advisor

We will guide you through the entire process. Please fill out a contact form or call (877) 736-6005 to get connected.

Step 2: Financial Aid

Visit our Financial Aid Portal to learn about different options for funding your education. Upon enrollment and acceptance into our program, you will be assigned a Financial Aid Advisor.

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